Community Notices

Community Notices from 2018

Broadcasting Standards Authority Changes

Do you ever look after children or young people and, if so, how do you decide what programmes are suitable for them to watch on free-to-air television?  The Broadcasting Standards Authority are considering whether some changes should be made to timebands, like the 8.30pm watershed, and the programme classifications like G, PGR and AO.  They want to hear what you think and so are holding a public meeting where you can find out more and give your views: Date: Friday 17 August, Time: 1.30pm – 2.30pm. Location: Chartered Accountants House, Level 7, 50 Customhouse Quay, Wellington Please register if you would like to attend, by emailing info@bsa.govt.nz or calling freephone 0800 366 996 If you prefer, you can get more information at bsa.govt.nz and fill out a short survey here: surveymonkey.com/r/BSA18

Week of Engineering Expo – Come along and get inspired!

Interested in learning more about engineering or just want to learn more about how the world works?  If you’re looking for a fun family day, are considering engineering as a career pathway or wish to answer your child’s tricky questions about how things work, head along to the Week of Engineering public open day.  There’ll be drones, robots and virtual reality to get involved with!  Find out more at www.weekofengineering.co.nz/engineer-expos-2018 When and where: Saturday 18 August Shed 6 4 Queens Wharf, Wellington 10am-4pm

Balancing Point by Footnote New Zealand Dance

16th, 17th, 18th August 7.30pm Te Whaea Theatre Tickets and info: http://footnote.org.nz/whats-on/ Balancing Point is a breathtaking contemporary dance double-bill by Footnote New Zealand Dance.  For their major season of 2018, Footnote intersects two hypnotic new dance works by rising New Zealand and Australian choreographers Zahra Killeen-Chance, James O’Hara & Eliza Sanders.

Wellington City Council Community Meeting

Wellington City Council invites you to a community meeting to look at options for improving Karori town centre.  This event will follow on from the Karori Project and will be an excellent opportunity to provide further feedback in preparation for workshops to explore future urban design improvements.  The meeting will take place from 7pm to 9pm on Thursday 23 August at the Karori Community Centre, located at 7 Beauchamp Street, Karori.  Light refreshments will be provided.

2018 SPAN Event, Women in Law

SCEGGS is delighted to host a second 2018 SPAN event, Women in Law, so please join us for drinks and canapes alongside like minded women in the SCEGGS community.  Justice Lucy McCallum, will also join us as the keynote speaker for the evening. Wednesday 12 September
6.00pm - 8.00pm 
The Joan Freeman Terrace
215 Forbes Street Darlinghurst There is no cost for the event, however for catering purposes,
we do request that you RSVP by 7 September via this link.

Women Who Lead

There is still time to book your seat for Women Who Lead on Tuesday 28 August. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from female leaders who have mad significant impacts in business, media, technology, law, education and policy.  The panel will include Mia Freedman, Professor Julie Cogin, Dominique Hogan-Doran SC and Philippa King and will be moderated by Celina Edmonds.  To book a seat click here.

Kelly Sports Summer Series Football & Netball 2018/2019

Get your friends together and enter a team in our popular 5-a-side Summer Football or the Summer Netball Series. Played on Friday afternoons at Ian Galloway Park (Football) and Samuel Marsden and Vic Uni in Karori (Netball) beginning 26 October 2018. A great way to maintain and improve your skills over the summer months.
To register your team go to www.getyourgameon.co.nz/kellysports, for more information visit www.kellysports.co.nz email adminwgtn@kellysports.co.nz or call 04 972 7201. 

Junior Softball and Baseball

Registration with Johnsonville Softball Club is open now.  Come along: Sunday 19 & Sunday 26 August 12pm-2pm or Thursday 6 September 6pm-7.30pm to our clubrooms, Phillip Street, Johnsonville to see what’s involved. Further details available from www.jvillesc.org.nz, check out Johnsonville Softball Club on Facebook, or contact leeanncoutts@gmail.com or phone Lee-ann on 0272221668.

Karori Youth Awards 2018

You can support the youth awards by nominating an extraordinary youth in Karori by 5 August 2018. “The Karori Youth Awards are about recognising all the really great things young people are doing to serve their community and the fantastic citizens they are.” says Heather Baldwin, Chair of the Karori Community Centre. “The awards give us an opportunity to say thank you, and we’re proud to be celebrating 20 years.”  

To nominate a young person for their achievement in the community, please go to the Karori Community Centre website at www.karoricommunitycentre.org.nz/events.  You can also like the Karori Youth Centre and Karori Youth Awards on Facebook for the most up-to-date information. 

This is the 20th year of the Awards that celebrate the leadership, service and perseverance that young people demonstrate in our community. The awards acknowledge young people’s achievements outside of high academic or sporting accomplishments. It provides an opportunity to celebrate youth aged between 11 and 25 years who show leadership, give service to their community and demonstration perseverance. The awards also acknowledge those who support youth in a substantial way over a period of time. 

 We need your help to: 
Nominate a young person or a person supporting our young people A category also exists for teams and groups Tell a friend! Please share this information with a friend, family member or co-worker. 
Attend the Awards event Join us at the 20th Karori Youth Awards Ceremony from 7pm – 8pm on Tuesday September 5 at Marsden Collegiate School, Karori campus to celebrate Karori Youth and those who support our young people. The event includes a formal ceremony, youth entertainment, and supper.     

We have a group of young people who run the Facebook page and they’ll keep you up to date on Facebook with what’s happening with the Karori Youth Awards.